S.F. Burger King workers win $2.2 million victory in wage theft case
San Francisco Chronicle 1/12
A group of San Francisco fast food workers has won a major and long-deferred victory against their former employers, who have been ordered by the state to pay $2.2 million in wage theft citations.
California Employers Will Continue to Confront a Changing Legal Landscape in 2023 and Beyond
The COVID-19 pandemic spurred a vast number of changes to California’s employment laws.
Food Industry Policy
U.S. regulators hinted at a possible ban on gas stoves. The debate boiled over.
Seemingly overnight, the gas stove in nearly one of three homes in the country became an appliance of controversy, bringing possible comparisons to cigarettes on one side and accusations of government overreach on the other.
Sacramento restaurants can apply for city grants to build outdoor dining patios
Early on in the COVID pandemic, the city of Sacramento allowed temporary dining on sidewalks and parking spots, but now the city is encouraging restaurants to build permanent patios with the Al Fresco Dining Grant Program.
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John Cywinski Named CEO Of Modern Restaurant Concepts
Restaurant Business 1/12
Applebee’s President John Cywinski has been named CEO of Los Angeles-based Modern Restaurant Concepts, parent to the fast-casual Qdoba, Modern Market Eatery and Lemonade brands, the company announced Thursday.
California Restaurants Brace For More Rain After Battering From Multiple Storms
Restaurant Business 1/11
At first, it seemed like it would be just a bit of much-needed rain.